Denis C. Feeney is Professor of Classics and Giger Professor of Latin at Princeton University. He was born in New Zealand and educated at St Peter's College, Auckland and Auckland Grammar School. He received his B.A., MA in Latin and MA in Greek from the University of Auckland and a D.Phil. from Oxford University in 1982. He has also been a Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge and New College, Oxford.
Professor Feeney is especially known for his highly influential books The Gods in Epic on the interaction between Roman literature and religion and his recent book Caesar's Calendar: Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History